The Word Lover's Delight: Awesome Adjectives, Nifty Nouns, and Vibrant Verbs to Make Your Vocabulary Sizzle (Google eBook)

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Kensington Publishing Corp., Jul 1, 2009 - Reference - 192 pages
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From amusia to xerophagy, from the ephemeral to the vituperative, The Word Lover's Delight is chockablock with words that are not only fascinating and unusual but that you can use in your everyday speech--to jaw-dropping effect. With a wide range of words, from the moderately difficult to the somewhat ostentatious, The Word Lover's Delight gives each word a phonetic pronunciation, a memorable example of its use in speech, and an easy-to-understand definition.

FOURSQUARE (ADJ.)

FAWR'-SKWAIR straightforward, blunt, unwavering

Lucy appreciated Tom's foursquare breakup style, but she still popped all his tires and smashed his windshield.

Fun, educational, and erudite, The Word Lover's Delight is the ultimate book for word nerds--and anyone who's ever just wanted to find the perfect bon mot at the perfect time.

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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